13/02/18 - 13/02/18
Tuesday 09:30 - 14:30
|Centre:||Sutton - Sutton|
Standard - £40.00
Concessionary - £40.00
Ever wanted to improve those basic Excel skills to further your career or just be confident with your home finance tracking. This course will give some depth to your knowledge working towards level 2 skills.
What are the overall aims of the course?
This course will show you how to work with data that is provided, to format content to a more advanced level, to use further functions and create formulae. Create line/column, pie and alternative graphs and charts using specific data to extend knowledge and skills. Use a database to sort and filter data.
What will I learn on the course?
Perform advanced formatting
Use more complex functions and formulae
Edit data, using sort and filter to work with large quantities of data
Link data across workbooks
Use data to create more complex charts and graphs
Your tutor will give you more information at the start of the course.
Are there any entry requirements?
To benefit from this course, participants must have a good knowledge of the basics of Excel and will have covered the content of the beginner’s course and established the knowledge or used Excel in a work environment to an elementary level and an awareness of how the software works.
Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course?
No, but please note that the level of this course is challenging and therefore the note above is very important.
How will I be taught?
Classroom based practical learning using the software following demonstration
Flexible Learning to follow using the text provided as homework
How will my progress be checked?
Informal assessment in class
Tutor and peer observation
Does the course have any features I should be aware of?
As a computer based course a good knowledge of the computer is required. The progress of the whole group can be hindered without this knowledge. At this level, a reasonable understanding of the operational rules of mathematics is useful but will be covered.
What do I need to bring with me to class?
A notepad and pen would be useful to make additional notes on top of those provided. A memory stick would be useful to take away your work for further practice but this is not necessary as files will be sent out by email - remember to bring your email address.
How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?
Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning. Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre.
There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College
Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?
Yes. To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team. See www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/advice-centre
What can I do after the course has finished?
Your tutor will recommend further courses which will help to continue your learning in this subject. For those with a good understanding the next course would be Microsoft Excel – Advanced.
What should I do if I have any questions?
If you can’t find the answer to your query on the College website, please contact the Customer Services Team on 020 8289 4700 or complete an online query at www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/contact-us
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